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Raul Palma, assistant professor in the Department of Writing, examines letters of advice written by Cuban writers that he received prior to his trip.

Q&A: Cuban American professor presents on 2017 Cuba trip

By Brontë Cook October 23, 2019
In the summer of 2017, Raul Palma, assistant professor in the Department of Writing, was one of 10 Cuban American writers invited to Havana.
Cuba gets a new president

Cuba gets a new president

By Isabella Grullón Paz April 24, 2018
The Cuban model is no longer just an effect of Castro’s regime but a transgenerational economic model.
Junior Celisa Calacal poses in front of the Plaza de la Revolución, where the faces of revolutionaries Che Guevara and Camino CIenfuegos adorn government buildings.

Personal Essay: Reflecting on Cuba’s revolutionary history

By Celisa Calacal, Opinion Editor March 29, 2017
Opinion Editor Celisa Calacal shares her experiences traveling to Cuba and learning more about the country's rich history.

Fidel Castro’s reputation still being disputed

By Isabella Grullon December 6, 2016
When we contextualize these facts, we get a clear picture: The U.S. has as much to do with Cuba’s troubled history as Castro does.

Some Much Needed Perspective on Yasiel Puig

By Nik DeCosta-Klipa April 7, 2014

If you weren’t paying attention, baseball season started last week and last season’s biggest breakout story has already seen significant time in the limelight, though not in the most positive context. Los...

Guest commentary: Cuba myths keep Americans trapped in past

Guest commentary: Cuba myths keep Americans trapped in past

By Candace King April 2, 2014

The noise of an engine of a vintage Chevy sounds like popcorn popping uncontrollably in a kettle. Marc Anthony’s “Vivir Mi Vida” blasts from scratchy speakers inside many homes. Vivacious boys sword-fight...

The more you read the more you know

By The Ithacan March 1, 2013
  It’s another Ithaca winter and our minds are even more frozen to what’s going on outside these woods. As we sit in class and doze off or hit the snooze on our alarms and start to skip class we need to appreciate the education we’re fed. Instead of sleeping through class or blowing off…
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